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Jan 30, 2010 4:30am EST
," viewer mail, why some people are taking issue with the large amount of money the united states hands out to other countries. one of the largest mortgage lenders is trying to help homeowners face foreclosure. that's coming up next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [male announcer] to the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso delivers the joys and comforts of home. even out here. find out how you can help at uso.org the uso. until every one comes home. ♪ fallinbehind on their mortgages, no one profit groups are teaming up to save homeowners from foreclosure. joining us now to talk about this is dwight robinson, a, sr. vice president of community relations at freddie mac. your company is joining 13 no one profit groups to help struggling homeowners. how do you plan to help them? >> we're really excited about our initiative working with non-profit groups for home buyers who may have become discouraged, disillusioned or frustrated with the process of trying to save their homes and to avoid foreclosure. we've teamed up with the non-profits to provide phone counseling that will put people in po
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Jan 1, 2010 5:00am EST
chaotic. it is a bloodbath of a year. in the united states, sales will be on the lowest level on a per capita basis since the late 950s. >> tell us some factors that contributed to that year in autos. >> it has been building since 2007 with the collapse in the housing market then we had, in the auto industry, i don't think people realized, the recession didn't start with lehman brothers, it happened before that with collapsing consumer confidence with housing going down in '07 in ski auto marks like california and florida. so even throughout '08 you had gas prices just killing detroit in particular which is much more relying on the light truck segment. then lehman happened and all that just just cascaded into 20d let to massive collapses, each month the sales numbers were horrendous and we're down year to date 24% and the only bright idea was cash for clunkers. >> was that program a big success? can you call cash for clunkers a successful program? >> yes, because it wasn't too long to the point where it is going to pull a ton of 2010 deman in 2009. there probably was a little bit of fo
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 9:00pm EST
have the high privilege and distinct honor of presenting to you the president of the united states. [cheers and applause] house speaker nancy pelosi as many know that the president is pushing for a spending freeze. we'll have details on that message of discretionary spending. the speaker of the house wanted to freeze defense spending. it is interesting to watch. there is infighting on the party on capitol hill. >> thank you, >> there is tension between him and the congressional leaders and house and senate. tonight, the task at hand, unite and recreate and make the american people know he understands. let's listen. >> thank you. thank you. [applause] >> madam speaker, vice-president biden, members of congress, distingished guests and fellow americans. our constitution declares from time to time, the president shall give congress information about the state of our union. for 220 years, our leaders have fulfilled this duty. in periods of prosperity and tranquility and midst of the war and moments of great strife and great struggle. it is tempting to look back on these moments and assume that
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Jan 6, 2010 5:00am EST
of small companies across the united states. what we're actually seeing is that number was down 11% year-over-year. >> let's talk about the impact it is going to have on businesses that want to invest in capital equipment. >> right. and i think the bright spot here is the 11% decrease in the grand scheme of things is showing that we're on a road to recovery. the first half of the year, this statistic, this trend statistic, was actually down 30% year-over-year. for the summertime, it was down about 18%. so an 11% decrease. although it sounds it is actually on the road to recovery. >> talk about the environment that small businesses are facing in terms 6 investing in more capital equipment and even creating jobs. do you think they are able to do that with the circumstances they are facing now in. >> i think that small businesses have businesses have right-sized their companies but laying off employees, by cutting extrainous costs, but investing in the victim of a violent crime "and i said, 'why? what have i done to make you to shoot me like this? you don't even know me.'" he was dead
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Jan 3, 2010 9:00am EST
detainees to the united states, but in the last bill that was passed, the majority removed that constraint. we have 40 members of our party in the senate. and a number of democrats who want to work with us. i hope that we might be able to do that. but i think the bush administration has been shown they made a mistake. i hope the obama administration will learn from that and not continue to commit the same mistake. >> chris: let's talk about another -- i suspect you'll say this is another mistake d. you think it was a mistake to charge abdulmutallab as a criminal defendant? >> clearly. as you said in your interview, as soon as they got away, he lawyered up. now they may be able to negotiate over a period of months or years some kind of deal in which he gives them some information. but we have the ability -- or we had the ability in the previous administration to interrogate detainees following the laws and the constitution, not torturing them but getting information from them. and this man abdulmutallab probably has more insight in to possible other recruits that al-qaeda would b
FOX
Jan 13, 2010 5:30pm EST
the united states. >> defoliants station in haiti. the massive relief effort underway for millions of people affected by this huge earthquake. >>> the winter warm up begins. lounge it last in my sky watch forecast. >>> and how american idol could get more youth to get out and vote. >>> live in high definition from wbff tv in baltimore this is fox 45 news at 5:on 30. >>> tonight a citywide effort to crackdown on crime. >> mayor sheila dixon, soon to be member sheila blake will be hitting the streets as a united front. >>> and joy is here with more. >> reporter: jeff and jennifer, last year alone 238 people were killed in baltimore city. so far this year five people have been killed. there is no doubt curbing the city's violence will certainly be a challenge for soon to be mayor chef knee rawlings blake. just last night a man was shot in the face near a high school in west baltimore. a crowd was just leaving the high school following the basketball game. the 129-year-old victim who was not a student was taken to sinai hospital. whoever shot the teen was seen getting on a metrobus and po
FOX
Jan 8, 2010 11:00pm EST
. the attack prompts european nations to useful body scanners for flights headed to the united states. >> christmas day incident underscored that the screening procedures at foreign airports are critical to our safety here in the united states. therefore, we have to do all we can to encourage foreign authorities to utilize the same enhanced technologist for aviation security. >> never lands where the flight originate was the first foreign country to announce scanners, great britain and italy followed suit. and france announced plans to use scanners at some of the airports. >> but not all european nations adopting the u.s. inspired security upgrade. officials in spain, and belgium call the measures excessive. president obama taking blame for the lapses and said the intelligence needs to do a better job of recognizing threats. >> as we develop new screening technologist and procedures, our adversaries will seek ways to evade them in the never ending race to protect our country, we have to stay one step ahead of the adversary. >> fox news. >> meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton responded to
FOX
Jan 10, 2010 9:00am EST
the whole, the major exessential threat to united states was the terrorism attack in the country. there was a profound emphasis on al-qaeda and terrorism up until i think the decision to go into iraq and then the operations in iraq consumed all of the energy. the situation in yemen has deteriorated over the last several years, because of a concentration on iraq, a concentration on efforts that are tangential at best to al-qaeda. this president, i think, understands that the exocential threat are in afghanistan. >> chris: i don't want to relive the bush year. let's talk about what jon kyl talked about that stuck in people's craw. the decision to charge umar farouk abdulmutallab as criminal defendant instead of enemy combatant. yes, he did talk, but only for 30 hours. and the fact is according to a lot of interrogators 30 hours is not enough. why not? what is the -- let me ask it this way: what is the downside to continuing to treat him as an enemy combatant? >> well, first of all, we have charged and in many cases convicted hundreds of individuals since 9/11 in our civil courts as
FOX
Jan 14, 2010 10:00pm EST
any modern hospital in the united states. >> get ready to head to haiti. >> i think, with the experiences we have had in the past in haiti and other areas, we feel that we're, if not the best, one of the best teamstology down and help. >> the baltimore based navy hospital ship received the orders to deploy to haiti after the devastating earthquake. which officials believe has killed tens of thousands. and left thousands more injured. and others without homes water or food. >> our main concern right now is getting our equipment online. making sure that everything is working. and getting our supplies on board. >> navy officials say this is the biggest mission in the ship's history. and one of the most difficult to deal with. >> it is overwhelming. which is why we would like to get there yesterday. you never get used to this. i have been in the navy 22 years, been on a lot of missions. but it is hard to sit here seeing what is going on and we're not there yet. >> the ship is scheduled to leave this saturday. and will arrive a week from today. reporting live here in canton. karen
FOX
Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
bring help to haiti. also, we'll update the united states rescue and relief efforts with lieutenant general ken keen who is leading the efforts there. and dr. rajiv shah, chief administrator for the u.s u.su.s. u.s. aig. and we get the latest from correspondent morgan harrington -- steve harrigan. and the democrats are working with the bill looming. what will the gop do next? we ask mitch mcconnell. and the sunday panel, they will look at the massachusetts election. will a republican capture a democratic seat on tuesday? all that right now on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington. we'll hear from the former presidents and the other guests in a moment but first, the latest from haiti. authorities say at least 50,000 people have been killed and there are fears that death toll could more than double. relief agencies estimate one-third of the country, some 3 million people are in need of help and officials say there is no electricity and the water system collapsed. for more, we turn to steve harrigan in port-au-prince. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning,
FOX
Jan 4, 2010 5:00am EST
renewed interest in monday opization cases involving -- monopoly cases involving united states and europe. we have intel settling with competitors, appealing the fine in europe, fighting off both state antitrust officials in new york and other states that may join and now the ftc with an administration complaint. >> so administration complaint means it will not be going to a jury, it is just decided within the system, correct? >> first step is, ftc has brought a case under section five of the federal trade commission act alleging allegint intel does is an unfair method of competition it goes an administration law judge and either side can appeal at the federal level. >> looking ahead to between is there a likelihood this will be settled or this case will drag throughout the year? >> it is hard to say, the case has just started but intel looks like they're trying to resolve all of their legal issues by settling with competitors, depends if they can settle with the european union. if they can, they should be able to settle with the federal trade commission. they're not seeking a fine, it is
FOX
Jan 7, 2010 5:30pm EST
strike the united states and that they were recruiting operative to do so. intelligence community did not aggressively follow-up on and prioritize particular streams of intelligence. >>reporter: white house report says the u.s. government had enough information to keep the christmas day bombing suspect off that airplane. let's get back now to vytas with a very latest on the approaching snowstorm coming this way. vytas? >> more snow on the way. looks like we have this storm just off to the west and will continue to bring the snow fall our direction. as with he go through the overnight expect to see the snow flake coming down probably after about 10 or 11 okay tonight. heavy snow probably pick up at we get through the 3 or 4:00 o'clock amp hour tomorrow morning. can make driving a little bit hazardous out there. make note of that and leave early. winter weather advisory for the northern tier and central part of the state looking at baltimore city and baltimore county under this winter weather advisory until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. eastern shore just a little bit later until about n
FOX
Jan 5, 2010 5:00am EST
think s. in the united states we spend almost double on health care as other industrialized nations as a percentage of gdp and that sparked the health care reform debate in the begin but as we've seen it take shape we don't see what is enacted to lower the spending for health care as a nation as a whole. >> this debate is not over yet by a long shot because we have several more months possibly of debate as lawmakers try to finalize the ball. thank you very much, damien conover with morningstar. thank you. >> thank you. >> a look at how the upcoming consumer electronics show could affect the technology sector. that's next, "i was afraid of the public. i was afraid that everybody i stopped was gonna shoot me." "one night right at dusk i stopped this vehicle for speeding and the guy jumped out of his car and i saw that he had a gun in his hand i drew my revolver and focussed on his hands and it wasn't a gun it was his billfold." "i drove straight to my sergeant's house and told him, i'm done.'" how steve watt fought his way back from overwhelming fear. on the 700 clñc after this "in t
FOX
Jan 3, 2010 4:00am EST
. >>> here in the united states, the ethanol industry continues to lobby to increase the federal ethanol blend from 10- 15%. supporters say this would not only move the corn ethanol industry forward, but also lay the ground work for cellulosic production. regional reporter michelle rook explains. >> the midwest could one day replace the middle east in one day replace the nation's energy needs. it will not depend on corn alone. it will take a growth in cellulosic production. >> if you look out two decades, 140 billion gallons of gasoline used "in the country"ry. you look at the new grains combined with cellulosic available in the country, you can almost replace gasoline in the united states of america. >> reporter: he says there's enough cell lows -- cellulosicproduce. >> it's 85 gallons per ton and then there's going to be enough grain in 20 years to just about -- produce about 50 gallons of ethanol with all the surplus we have because there's nowhere to go with it. >> reporter: it also holds tremendous economic potential for states like iowa and lieutenant governor says that's w
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Jan 2, 2010 10:00pm EST
ticket in cash, young kid not on a student visa going to the united states missing this document and that document. >>reporter: he says the similarities show we're not connecting the dots we vowed to connect after 9/11. we have the technology to spot threats, but the full-body scanner is only installed in a hand. of airports. it's expensive and intrusive. >> congress last year killed a bill that would have required used in a substantial number of ar airports. >>reporter: more telling to him is what happened after he was arrested, or rather what didn't happen. >> if this guy was treated as a enemy combatant and interrogated as such, he could have at least gotten a shot at gaining some intelligence information. reporter: civil liberties groups says that thinking filled the detention facility with people the u.s. can't convict and doesn't dear release. what's missing, some experts say, is strong leadership at the transportation security agency and the customs and border protection agency. both still waiting for congress to confirm the president's nominees. >> the leadership at tsa is timid.
FOX
Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
". ♪ ♪ ♪ [male announcer] to the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso delivers the joys and comforts of home. even out here. find out how you can help at uso.org the uso. until every one comes home. ♪ the president's state of the union address, and the u.s. senate has just a few more days to vote on federal reserve chairman ben bernanke's nomination for a second term. bob chirinko is here with his in sight. welcome to the show, bob. >> thank you. >> how do you think the state of the union address could take shape? >> i believe he'll talk about concerns facing the electorate. government is too large, bank bonuses are too large. >> is mr. obama losing credibility with the american people? >> i think very much so. there's a great deal of concern from different quarters about government spending. we're all concerned about unemployment, and certainly a sub set of people are concerned about bank bonuses, but not necessarily everybody. >> what do investors want to hear from the president? >> all of those things that insure that inflation is kept low, government spending will be k
FOX
Jan 29, 2010 4:30am EST
the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso delivers the joys and comforts of home. even out here. find out how you can help at uso.org statement, no surprises there, but we're still going to break it down with dan cook from i.g. markets. he joins us now. welcome to the show, dan. of course, interest rates are kept the same, close to zero. the committee sees this usual phrase, exceptal levels raised for an extended period. the feds are refusing to give any hint about when they're going to raise interest rates. is that the right approach. >> the data has been positive, but not overwhelmingly so. they have a lot of other tools they can utilize other than interest rates for a while. >> there is one that dissentedsd from that phrase keeping interest rates low for a period of time. >> it is a phrase. i think we'll see more in the meeting minutes. it seems like we're going to start to see more of that. as we start to see signs of the market improving, there will probably be a few dissenters. >> okay. we could see a further battle down the road about the question about rai
FOX
Jan 11, 2010 5:30pm EST
to come to most of americans in maryland and united states. >>reporter: coming up tonight at 10:00. less sons the postal service can teach lawmakers about health reform. >> warm-up on the way to baltimore. vytas has sky watch forecast. >>reporter: well before that warm-up gets here we have to deal with a few snow flake coming down.in fact clipper system dropping down out of michigan and ahead of it a mix with a little bit of moisture we get a few snow flake and back on the hd radar as we scan the sky. live data here. over towards westminster and carol county snow showers coming down. just west of elder burg snow and east of frederick on i 70 if going west leaving work you run into some snow showers heading westbound to frederick on i 70. scan the sky we see wedge of snow showers that make its way into the baltimore metro area over the next 45 minutes after hour to 45 minutes. definitely a few snow showers. we could get a little light accumulation from the overnight tonight. probably less than half inch or just a dusting as we go through the overnight. bigger picture here where the
FOX
Jan 16, 2010 10:00pm EST
suffering. >> the united states is a friend, a partner, and a supporter. >>reporter: trucks are water are arriving on some streets and it's a scramble to get it before it runs out. medical supplies are trickling in to what remains of the general hospital. >> (unintelligible). >>reporter: a sea of patients who wait outside to be treated. so far hundreds in this make-shift triage with more on the way. >> he came here yesterday. >>reporter: her brother was rescued after being trapped three days. he'll have to wait. doctors are swamped. when nightfalls doctors can't work because there's no electricity. the wounded will lay in the dark. we're finally beginning to see the use of heavy equipment to remove the wreckage. blt it or not, they're hoping someone might be alive underneath this. >> we have a lot of people down there. >>reporter: a historic meeting takes place in the ovaloffice. they jump on board to raise relief money. >> they know they'll have a friend in the united states of america and they can escape their history and build a better future if we do our part. >>reporter: many are
FOX
Jan 11, 2010 6:00am EST
to the history inauguration as the first african-american president of the united states. you will also get to hear interviews with the people who helped to shape the campaign. and t.v. news, homer, marsh and bart haven't aged but the simpsons family is 20 years old. if you missed any of the episodes from this past season you're in luck. they will be released on dvd tomorrow. >>> you can watch episodes of the heart pounding drama yar this week. the complete 12th season will be available tomorrow. the show continues to explore the inner workings of the emergency room and the dedicated doctors who make death and life decisions. >>> tom ford is moving to the director's chair. we will preview his new movie, a single man on friday. i'm candace dold and that is the low down. >>> thank you, candace. >>> coming up in the 7:00 hour, you can get a free ride around baltimore starting today. where you can get on the new charm city connector bus. >> reporter: a priest who served this baltimore church forced out of work. i'm megan gilliland, the allegations the father is now facing straight ahea
FOX
Jan 5, 2010 6:00am EST
air mass is coming down and hitting most of the united states and is zig alg down to new orleans 29 degrees and dallas 23 degrees. will you have to go far south to find warm air today. the radar we're waking up to a couple of flurries out there and light snow showers. we will see lake flurries in the region and it's stemming from the lake-effect snow showers, the strong wind, and the cold wind over the lake region. it's making its way over the mountains and toward the d.c. baltimore region for today. we have had the area of high pressure and low pressure, and the contrast has allowed for strong gusty winds for our region. around 3:00 a.m. for tomorrow morning we will deal with partly cloudy skies. we will stay dry and sunny conditions for the daytime for wednesday but we're watching another system, a cold front that is going to move toward our region late thursday night into early friday morning. we could see a couple of inches of snow showers. we will see how it plays out. it's still a couple of days away. mind the cold front -- behind the cold front another round of cold air. temp
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 10:00pm EST
>> winter storm headed our way. what it could bring united states and when, in the sky watch forecast. >> it is heartbreaking you. absolutely heartbreaking. >> pit bull rescued after a dog fight. where it happened. and who is facing charges. >> the disaster in haiti. how the earthquake became a personal tragedy for anne arundel county man. >> and a criminal suspect is suspended from his government job. the reason the city has finally begun an investigation. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. >> and i am jennifer gilbert. our warm january weather is about to come to an abrupt end. >> yeah, we're going to get messy winter weather today. chief meteorologist vytas reid joins us with more on the winter blast on the way. vytas? >> jennifer and jeff, good news about that is that it is happening late at night. bad news friday morning. for rush hour commute. not a lot of activity on radar. but further south, this is where the storm setting up. area of low pressure moving up out of texas. secondary low up off
FOX
Jan 12, 2010 10:00pm EST
compared to other cities, throughout the united states. >> the numbers compiled by firehouse magazine's 2008 national run survey, puts washington d.c., at the top of a list. with 3.5 firefighters per 1000 residents. next on the list, is the city of baltimore. with 2.8 firefighters per 1000 residents. and arundel county is number 10 at 1.6. followed by baltimore county, at 1.3. >> seems to me to come down to more of a managerial question. and are firefighters being used in the best way possible. >> other major cities like philadelphia, and boston, have fewer firefighters per capita than the city of baltimore. but the union said those numbers do not tell the whole story. >> you have to show all the numbers. you cannot show part of the numbers. >> baltimore city fire answers the highest call volume per capita nationwide. responding to about 300,000 calls a year. >> for us, in the fire department though, it has been very difficult because we have been tasked with covering the city, with less resources. >> in a city of 80 square miles. the department ranks fourth nationwide with t
FOX
Jan 27, 2010 4:30am EST
♪ ♪ ♪ [male announcer] to the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso delivers the joys and comforts of home. even out here. find out how you can help at uso.org the uso. until every one comes home. ♪ every business sector has had trouble sailing the economic waters of the last two years. rising unemployment and choppy credit conditions kept the boating industry at bay for 2009 with new boat sales down 30%. a new course is being charted hoping to lead to smooth sailing going forward. >> cruising around on a boat ace dream shared by many americans as evidenced at a chicago boat show in the dead of winter. many have had to put those boating dreams on hold, given the economic realities of the past two years. >> was there any industry that wasn't affected by the recession? >> the boating industry has been particularly hard-hit, with layoffs a big problem according to national marine manufacturers association tom dammrich. >> there's been losses, particularly among boat manufacturers. at one point, unemployment among boat manufacturerrers was 60% to 70%. >> there's les
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Jan 22, 2010 10:00pm EST
brought to the united states in upcoming weeks. >> stories of survival among the heart ache. and this help pours in for survivors that need it. >> but for some the wait is just too long. craig boswell is live in port au prince haiti. with the very latest. hello craig. >> hello to you. yeah, international aid is pouring in to haiti. and, again, amazing stories of rescues. today, 10 days after the quake hit and thousands of people are fleeing port au prince. 200,000 have fled, according to the u.s.a. id and plans to evacuate some 500,000 people and relocate them to tent cities outside of the port au prince capital. within days here. >> among the devastation, there are signs of hope. at this tent city in port au prince, children pass the time flying kites and playing ball. >> i am about finished crying. and the weeping and the mourning, if you will for what has had happened. >> salvation army has seen a lot of suffering since we met him a week ago. providing medicine and meals, despite running out of supplies, he is optimistic. >> their lives are being saved. and they are clinging t
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Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
brown to washington to serve in the united states senate. the only difference between massachusetts and the plan the president has is the plan the president has puts in strong cost controls that protect families from watching their premiums skyrocket. i do the think that the process has caused things like the healthcare plan to be caricatured when in fact they contain tax cuts for small business to provide coverage for employees, cost controls so, as i said, families don't see skyrocketing premiums. and checks on insurance companies that can't discriminate against people with preexisting conditions. >> chris: i want to go back to healthcare in a second but we hear the main interest in the "state of the union" is economy and putting people back to work. the president is talking about $175 billion jobs program, more tax credits, more spending for infrastructure and green energy jobs. after the experience of the stimulus, does he really think that borrowing billions more, adding to the deficit is going to cut employment and put people back to work this year? >> well, chris, let's take
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Jan 22, 2010 6:00am EST
there amidst the rubble trying to save lives. others are here in the united states hoping their hearts and wallets for desaster relief. the spoke mans with the american red cross is here to talk with us today. good morning. >> good morning. >> how are you? >> it's a touchy subject. so many people want to help. the american red cross is making it possible to help. what are you doing? >> help is already on the ground in haiti. right now the red cross is focusing on medical supplies, food, water, sanitation so people have clean water to drink and shelter for people, just the essentials. we have seen an amazing out pouring of help from the people here in central maryland. >> a lot of support. should you be sending water, food or money. what is the best thing. >> right now the best way you can help the people of haiti is by donating money to organizations like the red cross. the reason is the help gets there faster. it allows the experts who are on the ground to determine the needs who are there from day-to-day and get the resources to help. >> you and i have been talking about how fast the
FOX
Jan 19, 2010 11:00pm EST
throughout jersey. >> do not try it until you try it. >> more than a dozen states in the united states have some sort of medal marijuana laws on the books. >> a pause between storms, in southern california. the area has been pounded with rain and high winds. a possible tornado along the coast ripped a hole in the roof of this building. homes along the san lorenzo and guadeloupe rivers are watching the water river. and residents in santa cruz area are battling mudslides. >> warm day. fly in the hallway. which is not normally a -- >> what? >> welcome sight. >> but the rain maybe snow is back in the future. vytas is back with the details. >> we're still in winter folks. it looks like the temperatures will get back down into the cold side of things. as we go down the rest of the week. looking at the he temperatures out there right now. beautiful mild day. temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. we're at 40 degrees downtown baltimore. and a little bit of clouds out there, as we continue to see thicker clouds north and west of the city. humidity levels at 79 percent. and it looks like we will conti
FOX
Jan 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
small children with really severe burns that we're working to get back to the united states for better burn care. it has been a tragedy. a lot of destruction. >> and fox is helping raise money for haiti. hope for haiti telethon is friday at 8:00. you can find it right here. and all proceeds benefit five relief organizations currently operating in haiti. >> learn how you can help by logging onto our website foxbaltimore.com and click on the haiti disaster icon, in the top left corner. >> well, very messy weather is coming our way. >> what can we expect this time? chief meteorologist vytas reid joins us with more on the winter blast again, on the way? >> it has been interesting jennifer and jeff. these storms have been timing themselves right before the weekends. kind of been the trend, i have noticed. but it looks like we will see another storm pushing up out of the south. right now clouds out there. 35 degrees. mostly cloudy skies. to partly cloudy south of us. winds out of the north-northeast at five. humidity levels, 58 percent. and it looks like we will continue to see those
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Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
baltimore. the center portions of the united states are dealing with mild air. moving in. and that will press in our direction for sunday and into monday. so that is good news. but we will have to deal with rain showers along with that mild air mass. so there is the low pressure system moving out of here. high pressure system builds in nicely for saturday. tomorrow. so wake up to sunshine. and right around 3:00, continue with the blue skies. but unfortunately that high pressure system is short lived. and here comes the next system is just in time for the later half of the weekend. so on sunday, at 1:00, still be dry. but clouds will be pretty thick on sunday. and then the rain showers pressing in here, late in the day on sunday. and lingering into the first part of monday morning. before the system does pull out. so for tomorrow. one of the best days for the weekend. eastern shore forecast for tomorrow. 42 degrees. for a high temperature. mostly sunny skies. and the winds strong out of the west at 10-to-15 miles per hour. and shifting toward the southwest as that warmer air mass inches
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Jan 29, 2010 5:30pm EST
, maryland. here's this larger system in the center portions of the united states moving due east. we are going to be on the north end of the system. bulk of the moisture is actually going to stay to our south. creating a lot of icey conditions for the tennessee valley. as this inches closer i'll breakdown how much snow we are going to get from the system coming up in just a few minutes. for tonight we drop down into the teens tonight. 18 degrees and cold breezy conditions will continue.i'll have more indepth look on the large system that impacts us tomorrow coming up in a few minutes. >>> next on the news at 5:30. smokers may get hurt twice from the smoke that's already been in their lungs. >> you just rear ended unmarked cruiser and i have an observation that you are on. >> mel gibson back to his on screen police officer route for why he is blazing fast internet, plus, crystal-clear phone. all for just $89.99 a month for one year. discover a whole new entertainment experience that goes beyond cable. thousands of your favorite shows and movies available at the touch of a button. forget t
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Jan 8, 2010 5:00am EST
pharmaceuticals here in the united states. and it also raises the issue of yes, here in america we do pay more for the same drug than, say, europeans pay. they definitely have a different system, but i was talking to my brother who actually works in the pharmaceutical industry, and he says that drug companies are going to charge whatever they want, whatever the market will bear. >> and it's supply and demand in the health care industry just like it is everywhere else. it's interesting that prices in health care are a little bit more owe make. you often don't know what you're paying for a certain procedure until you get that bill after the insurance covers it and all that nonsense. >> exactly. even month to month prescription prices with vary wildly. >> very inconsistent. moving on to how much politicians are making in their paycheck, we have a viewer concerned about that. >> yes, the politicians do make more and they do their job, but they don't do it efficiently. they want to tax us, let them tax themselves. let them give up all those perks. >> i think it's interesting that it's t
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Jan 14, 2010 6:00am EST
know that cargo planes filled with aid are already in the air, some of them from the united states, and others from other nations. they're sending things like water and food. it's unclear if they have arrived yet this morning. that is the hope. we know a lot of people are waiting for them to arrive. the red cross is estimating 3 million people, a 3rd of the population may need that help. megan gilliland, fox 45 morning news. >>> stay tuned to fox 45 morning news for continuing coverage. we will talk with a representative of beyond all boundaries of how you can help donate to the relief effort. that is coming up a little later this hour. >>> maryland's general assembly gets back to work looking for ways to trim the state's $2 billion deficit. session 2010 began yesterday in annapolis. financial concerns are expected to be the main focal point over the next 90 days. already on the table the possibility that a 4 year tuition freeze for instate students at maryland colleges and universities could be over. governor o'malley says an increase may be necessary for the next school year. >> modes
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Jan 8, 2010 10:00pm EST
over half of the united states. we had the low pressure system moving off to the atlantic ocean. brought snow showers earlier today. that is gone. frigid temperatures and blustery conditions for saturday. good news, is that we will have the sunshine making it feel and look warm outside. bunt fortunately temperatures struggle to reach 30 tomorrow. and then here comes the high pressure system s dry high pressure system allowing for sunshine. and then even toward sunday, again, pretty much a repeat of saturday weather. continues with temperatures around 32 degrees for sunday. and then as we go toward the middle of the work week. next week. we will get on the back side of this high pressure system. which will bring in warmer air. temperatures where we should be in the upper 30s and into the low 40s towards the end of the work week. unfortunately the weekend will be cold. if you have outside plans, you are definite ofly going to need to bundle up. remember the pets, if you keep them outside, bring them in. or if they are left outside, do not leave them out long. 32 for a high tomorro
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Jan 27, 2010 10:30pm EST
united states. in my 18 year old twin boys added pressure to me by giving me 10 minutes to finish before they leave to go watch sports center. i am joined by fellow virginiians to share a public perspective on how best to challenges of our nation today. we were encouraged to hear president obama speak this evening about the need to create jobs. all americans should have the opportunity to find and keep meaningful work and the dignity that comes with it. [applause] many of us here tonight and many of you watching have family or friends that lost their jobs. in fact, one this 10 americans is unemployed. that is unacceptable. here in virginia we face our highest unemployment rate in 25 years and bringing new jobs and more opportunities to our citizens is the top priorities of my administration. good government policiless should spur economic growth and the responsibility of the private sector to have new jobs. we must have policies that promote entrepreneur ship and innovation so that america can better compete with the world. the government shouldn't pile on more taxation and litigation th
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Jan 24, 2010 4:00am EST
about $39,000 per every woman and child in the united states. >> reporter: or in simple farmer terms. >> every time you're talking about a trillion dollars, it's 5 million combines. >> reporter: to get that spending under control, the federal government will need to look hard for a way to cut government costs. and the u.s. can't afford to ignore the problem, or there will be long-term consequences. >> ultimately that leads to a devaluation of currency, and higher interest rates to fund our national debt and that leads to inflation. we need to get our fiscal house in order. >> reporter: the big question now is whether or not there's a political willingness to change fiscal policy. >> with a 2010 election coming up and given the fact that america has been shocked, if you will, sort of by this economic downturn, mr. may be a new -- there may be a new willingness to address the issue. >> reporter: i'm michelle rook reporting for u.s. farm report. >> and that's it for news. mike is here now with our national forecast. >>> u.s. farm report weather is brought to you by manna. manna is the r
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Jan 29, 2010 10:00pm EST
packed into the question. >> president of the united states and the city of baltimore. why he spent so much time in a room full of republicans. >> and fugitive files. how you can help bring these men to justice. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> hello, i am jeff barnd. karen has tonight off. breaking news downtown where a watermain ruptured. at 6:00, west frank and eutaw street. water from the break has flowed onto the light rail tracks. along howard street. and is now freezing up. the brake forced the city to the shut down four streets in that area. of course, there is on this story as it becomes available. >> parking tradition causes problems in a baltimore community. people punished for using the sidewalk. keith daniels live in northeast baltimore with what the city is doing about it tonight. keith? >> well, jeff, live in the lake walker neighborhood and if you are familiar with this part of the city. you know there are tight squeezes on this street. especially this block. this is what is causing the problem. look at this. this c
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Jan 23, 2010 10:00pm EST
. right here on fox 45. >>> the united states marine corp officially leaves iraq almost after seven years of service. 20,000 u.s. marines were in iraq at the peak of the war. they have formally handed over control of the province to the army. more soldiers were soon follow. president obama has ordered all by 50,000 soldiers to leave the country by august 31st of this year. the remaining troops will lead by the end of 2011. >>> parking in montgomery county just got easier. when you get out to pay, coins aren't your only option. you can use your cell phone. you can preregister online. >> that would be okay. if you knew this was happening and your cell phone was charged. >> parking enforcement officers will be able to call in the system and see if you're paid. the county is trying out the pilot program for 90 days in select areas. >>> one local business is trying to give back in these tough economic times. this dry clean nerz columbia is offering free dry cleaning for the unemployed. up to three garmets a week. the regular price is $1.99. you have it done the same day. >>> the most del
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Jan 26, 2010 4:30am EST
the "700 club". ♪ ♪ ♪ [male announcer] to the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso delivers the joys and comforts of home. even out here. find out how you can help at uso.org the uso. until every one comes home. ♪ getting a closeup in a new documentary called "floored." it focuses on the shift from scrappy trading in the pits to sophisticated trading by clips. >> the biggest pits in the world are here in chicago. it's a very competitive environment. the guy lost his cool, and bit the guy in the nose. >> it's the tough, brawling side of trading rarely openly talked about until now. we caught up to director james allen smith, recently in chicago, promoting the documentary. he first started working on "floored" in 2006. >> we learned along the way, and spent more time and money than we ever thought we would. >> how much money, he won't say, although in the documentary, money plays a lead, featuring the gripping moments where traders risk it all, win or lose. >> the feeling of despair where oh, my god, i've lost everything, hug my kids, that kind of kept me going.
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Jan 23, 2010 4:30am EST
the leader of the country. on an international scale, being the face of the united states, couldn't be more proud of him. >> i'd give him an a, also. people have to give him some time. one year can't fix all the problems that this country has accumulated in the last eight years. >> i would give him an a. congress i would give a little lower to. >> what grade would you give congress. >> maybe a c, business at usual. >> our poll was unscientific. a recent national poll found the reviews are mixed with half saying the president's first year was a failure, and an equal percentage of people calling the first year a success. >> companies are free to spend as much as they want to support or oppose politicians running for federal public offices, as long as they do not donate to candidates directly. on thursday, the supreme court in a 5-4 decision struck down part of the mccain campaign finance law. the court ruled the corporations have the same free speech right as individuals, which means the government cannot stop companies from buying bill boards or commercials to support certain candidates
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Jan 21, 2010 5:30pm EST
specialized science. i can ashur you there is no busier lab in the united states than the b pd lab. >> baltimore city the first jurisdiction in the state to reach 100 arrest with the help of the dna database. >>> we all want to live a long healthy life, right. >> sounds good to me. >> american heart association is out with this 7 secret doing just that. >> first never smoke or quit smoking now. maintain a body mass index of less than 25. that's cut off point for being over weight. get at least 2 and a half hours of moderate exercise each and every week. keep the total cholesterol below 200. >> and keep the bloop below 120 over 80. report blood conclude coast level of less than 100 and maintain a healthy diet. the tricks give most 50-year-olds another 40 years free of stroke and heart disease. >> another 40 years. >> yes. >> long time. >>> mix of rain and snow is coming our way. >> vytas joins us once again with the very latest on when we can expect it to start. >> yes. it is on its way to the south west of us by 45 miles to 50 miles. start to come down a little bit south of sterlin
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Jan 4, 2010 6:00am EST
security measures for international flights bound for the united states. starting monday, travelers flying from or going through nations regards as state's sponsors of terrorism as well as other countries of interest, will be required to go through enhanced screening, those could include full body scans, and carry on searches. the state department, listed cuba, iran, sudan, and syria. passengers from nigeria, yemen, and pakistan will face enhanced screening as well. passengers from other country will be checked at random. the obama admnistration probes a breach with allowed an attack on christmas day. agencies failed to connect the dots. >> there was no smoking gun. there was no piece of intelligence that said this guy was a terrorist and was getting on a plane. >> reporter: one former army intelligence officer says the u.s. faces a manage or challenge following up on hundreds of threats each week. >> we need to act on these very aggressively. it's about taking risks and we need to take one. >> reporter: meanwhile both u.s. and british officials decide to close embassies in yemen af
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Jan 21, 2010 10:00pm EST
is no busier lab in the united states than the bpd lab. >> baltimore is the first jurisdiction in the state to reach 100 arrests with the help of the dna database. >> as congress continues to debate over health care reform, one activist group here in maryland said a key part of the reform should be new rules about toxic chemicals. the maryland public interest research group said there should be efforts to control toxic substances. exposure to toxic chemicals has long been linked to long illnesses like cancer and asthma. >> of the 80,000 chemicals registered for commerce in the u.s. today, epa required testing of only 200 of the chemicals and ban only five since 1976. >> the group's experts say updating toxic chemical laws will help to lower the cost of health care to read the full report and for more information about keeping your kids safe from toxic cum can kels, go to our website, you can find all the information at foxbaltimore.com/news links. >> and the sleet coming down at this time across the city is. we can hear it on the rooftop. you can see it on composite radar, coming down
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Jan 12, 2010 6:00am EST
united states. mostly women, ages 18 to 30, although researchers have demonstrated that when males show with symptoms, they usually -- they are more severe. >> what are those symptoms? >> well, most of the time, people isolate from friends, family, they're sluggish. they don't want to go out. they crave starchy foods and they put on pounds. they experience weight gain. >> is this all because they're just not getting the sunlight that they would in the summertime? >> well, that is part of the explanation. actually the disease has to do with biological clocks, internal clocks that we have in the brain. there's a hormone called melatonin that has been implicated in the genesis of this disease. when you have less and less light, these cycles in the brain are shorter, therefore you feel more fatigued and more depressed. >> so how do you treat it? >> there's a number of treatments. the more successful treatment is light therapy. there's light boxes that provide relief in approximately 50% of the patients. there was a report last year by a researcher in vermont that demonstrated that addi
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Jan 1, 2010 6:00am EST
need to eat. they are pretty on what they need to do. this has not been tried in the united states, except, with substances but it has been tried overseas and it works quite well. we need to get back to man's best friend and that is going back to these sniffing dogs. i think it would work, and even with the sniffing dogs you won't be able to weed out this problem 100%. if somebody is bent on bringing about destruction on american soil and american airport they will find a way. think about this kid, he was a 23-year-old, nigerian, and his father reported it to the embassy and said that he was concerned about what he would do and nobody listened. he could not rome around the uk and he could not gain entry there, and could find entry into the united states. when you fly on the international flights, you should not have to be concerned about whether somebody is on an aircraft trying to detonate an explosive. >> should the obama admnistration focus more on finding those kind of guys rather than trying to catch them in the act after they're in the airport? >> megan, we certainly don't want them
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Jan 18, 2010 6:00am EST
wall street ceo, who wants to take money from the united states taxpayer and pay himself a bonus and we say, no. >> reporter: massachusetts democrats brought out the big guns, a senator, two representatives, the governor. >> how is it going, boston? >> reporter: and the president of the united states. for obama it's personal. his prestige on the line. a victory by brown would give republicans 41 votes in the senate enough to stall important legislation including healthcare reform. >> so i think long and hard about getting in that truck with martha o's op opponent. it might not take you where you don't want to go. where he we don't want to go is backwards. >> reporter: hundreds of scott brown's supporters outside of the rally and a few abortion protesters inside, three removed while obama was speaking including a young boy. >> i will be your senator and i will be on your side. so let's make that happen. >> reporter: both cokley and obama called for a full court press in these final days, something few thought cokley would have needed a few days ago. >> now i think that democrats are g
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Jan 9, 2010 10:00pm EST
united states is feeling this arctic blast of cool temperatures and record-breaking temperatures. negative two is the current temperature in minneapolis. 16 in boston where the ravens will be playing for tomorrow. very cold air for them. seven degrees in st. louis. how about miami? 39 degrees in miami. they're dealing with a lot of freezing conditions too. this area of high pressure in control. that's allowing for northwesterly winds to come down from canada. we'll still continue with northwesterly winds. it will feel warm sxer look nice outside. clear conditions waking up tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. widespread sunshine throughout the daytime for sunday. in to the first part of monday. as we look towards monday evening, things change a little bit. we'll see clouds thicken up. another system will come from the west and it will -- to the higher elevations. for us in baltimore and d.c. we'll see scattered flurries. no huge accumulation, but flurries by early tuesday morning. for tomorrow, a beautiful day. a very january day. again, below-normal temperatures. 31 degrees for a high on the e
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Jan 7, 2010 10:00pm EST
watch list. >> we knew that they sought to strike the united states and that they were recruiting operatives to do so. intelligence community did not aggressively follow-up on, and prioritize, particular streams of intelligence. >> the white house report said the feds had enough information to keep the nigerian off the aircraft. >> there is simply no debate health care is going to be very, very pricy. patrice harris looks at how the house and senate measures will pay for all the bills. >> president obama pledged he would not sign a health care bill that increased the deficit or cost more than $1,900,000,000,000. and lawmakers say that's what they delivered. >> the president, and we and the senate have pledged that this will be paid for, and bring down costs, and it will bring down the deficit. >> it wasn't easy. democratic leaders in both houses get massaging the numbers until they fit. the congressional budget office, or cbo is required to score what congress said it will do without regard for whether lawmakers will actually do it. so when the democratic leaders told the cbo they
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Jan 11, 2010 10:00pm EST
what's to come for most americans in maryland and throughout the united states. >> well you can tell lawmakers what you think about health care reform. contact information is on our website. foxbaltimore.com/your voice. >> and you can send this video to a friend. go to foxbaltimore.com/cover story. and click on the share button below the video. >> coming up. more marylanders die from h1n1. why health officials are urging people to get vaccinated. >> a baseball legend makes a shocking admission. find out what the home run getter had to say. (announcer) let's say it's guy's weekend, and your friend says it's going to be sweet... ...to watch tv, while we tailgate. insane! i love you guys! i forgot the tv... (announcer) well, if someone made a mistake, they could use sears to go to find a new tv in minutes, arrange for pickup at the nearest store ...even have it brought out to the car you know, we also sell grills. onnnn it! (announcer) sears to go, web to store. there's more ways to shop your way at sears. life. well spent. >> good evening folks. looking at a cold night indeed out there
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Jan 26, 2010 6:00am EST
over the united states. >> kate, we're going to check with you throughout the morning, because i know there's a lot more for us to see. thank you for joining us. it sounds very, very interesting. >> thanks for coming by. >> joshua'sy is at port discovery until april, it cost $4.75 for ages 2 to 102 and it's free for kids under 2 and for members. for more information log on to foxbaltimore.com/morning. >>> i fall right within that age group. take a look sky watch hd radar looking like a whole different story than yesterday. yesterday we had a lot of rain. it looks like the rain has moved out to the east. we had a second bout of it, and into the atlantic ocean. back to the west, we see snow showers trying to make their way into the higher elevations. that's the only place we expect to be see any activity of the kind. today it will be a drier day for most of us. we will get more of a westerly flow. it's going to be cooler with more cloud cover to start the day. it is going to be less windy but we will have winds out there. still have a flood warning through tonight for most of the w
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